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the production of clean energy, which promises to reduce the utilization of fossil fuels for power generation. and we continue to invest in potential breakthrough technologies that could further remove carbon from our atmosphere. but we haven't done as much as we need to. so what i'm going to be doing over the next several weeks, next several months, is having a conversation, a wide-ranking conversation with scientists, engineers, and elected officials to find out what more can we do to make short-term progress in reducing carbons. and then, you know, working through an education process that i think is necessary, a discussion, a conversation, across the country about what realistically can we do long term to make sure that this is not something we're passing on to future generations that's going to be very expensive and very painful to deal with. i don't know what either democrats or republicans are prepared to do at this point. because this is one of those issues that's not just a partisan issue. i also think there are regional differences. there's no doubt that for us to take on climate ch
put out by an independent energy consultant out of oregon. robert mccullough of mccullough research alleges two local refineries here in the bay area were producing gasoline even though they were supposedly shut down for maintenance, shutdowns that were blamed in part from dramatic price spikes at the pumps. emission levels went back up to normal to saying gasoline was being produced again. similar situation to chevron's refinery in richmond. emission data suggests they never shut down at all. >> bottom line in all of this is gasoline and oil isn't covered by any federal agency. not like electricity, natural gas, coal. nobody is watching that beach. >> it appears there could be some gaming. we don't know. that's why we're having the hearing. but three companies control 54%, we don't have a monopoly but certainly an oligarchy. should the state be stepping in? >> this industry's been invested many, many times by government agencies over the past 20 years. usually when we see market disruptions and price changes, people have questions why. every single one of those investigations has s
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